Nolan Arenado bounced back from a benching with three hits, including a home run, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Pirates 8-1 on Saturday night.
Troy Tulowitzki showed why he is an All-Star and the NL captain for the Home Run Derby next week.
Jorge De La Rosa sweated almost as much watching the Colorado bullpen preserve the win as he did earning it.
Adam LaRoche homered, Ryan Zimmerman had three hits and Ian Desmond added two doubles and three RBIs as the Washington Nationals welcomed back Bryce Harper with a 7-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night.
Carlos Gomez launched a three-run homer and Matt Garza battled into the seventh inning for his first win in four starts to help the Milwaukee Brewers continue their season mastery of the Colorado Rockies with a 7-4 victory Saturday.
Matt Adams homered and drove in two runs, Matt Holliday had three hits, and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 9-6 on Wednesday.
Dee Gordon tripled twice among his three hits and drove in three runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat Colorado 7-2 on Friday night, handing the Rockies their eighth straight defeat.
Mike Aviles hit a three-run homer in the second and added the go-ahead single in the eighth inning to help the Cleveland Indians beat the Colorado Rockies 7-6 on Saturday.
The rush-hour traffic snarl outside Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday afternoon was probably the last thing that the Rockies wanted to see upon leaving the ballpark.
Carlos Gonzalez had five of Colorado’s season-high 21 hits and Nolan Arenado made several slick plays at third base on a night he extended his hitting streak to 26 games as the Rockies routed the Texas Rangers 12-1 on Tuesday night.